Albert Paviglianti

June 09, 2011



Sergeant Albert Paviglianti

Award: Veterans' Hall of Fame

Year: 2011

U.S. Marines

A veteran of World War II, Albert Paviglianti has been an active member of the American Legion for many years at the county, state and national levels.

Born in New York City in 1923, Mr. Paviglianti served four years in the Marine Corps during World War II, as a sergeant. He earned the Pacific Award for his service.

After his military career, Mr. Paviglianti stayed active in the American Legion, serving as a commander of the Madison County American Legion. He currently serves as adjutant.

For years, Mr. Paviglianti was involved with the Boys’ State program, a weeklong leadership program that teaches high schoolers about government. He interviewed candidates, conducted oratorical contests and served as post adjutant.

Mr. Paviglianti is also active in the 40 et 8, serving as Provost at the state level, and has volunteered on the National Americanism Commission. In addition, he serves his community as a member of the Town of Lenox Zoning Board.

Mr. Paviglianti was most recently awarded the American Legion Post 140 Distinguished Citizen Award.

Mr. Paviglianti lives in Canastota with his wife, Helen.  He was nominated to the Senate Veterans Hall of Fame by Senator David J. Valesky.

•    American Legion Madison County Post Commander and Adjutant
•    American Legion Post 140 Distinguished Citizen Award.
•    Member of the Town of Lenox Zoning Board
•    Post adjutant for Boys’ State